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CNN
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am PST
of these were to explode over a big city, that's the he said of the big city. i can't express this enough. so we could as human kind get together and go looking for these things. these things are going so fast, the atmosphere is just like concrete. >> i wanted our viewers to see this again because it really is so incredible when you look at the video and the sound there. is there any risk when you talk about the astroid getting so close to earth that the same thing could happen? >> this? oh, no. if that astroid would hit the earth that we're talking about today that's getting close, there would be significantly more damage than this. and, no, it is not going to happen. it does not get that close. it does get inside the big ring that we have, 22,000 miles in space. but if you take a look, if you make a sphere of that ring, you're talking about 8 million square miles of area out there and only just a few things to hit. we'll be just fine. the earth is in good shape and so are all the satellites. the odds are not zero, but i could probably win the lottery instead. >> were the russians warn that had
PBS
Feb 21, 2013 6:30pm PST
widespread destruction in what was one of the deadliest attacks in the city in several months. >> moments after the blast, the military headquarters in the city came under mortar attacks. the government is blaming terrorists. >> syrian state tv broadcast images of the attack. the car bomb hit a security checkpoint near the headquarters of the ruling party and the russian embassy. opposition activists say most of the victims were civilians, though that cannot be confirmed. the blast damaged a number of cars and buildings in the surrounding area. >> this is terrorism. this is a crime. >> a huge cloud of smoke rose above the city center. shortly after that bombing, there were reports of at least two other explosions in the syrian capital. state media have described the attacks as the work of terrorists. the syrian opposition abroad like here in cairo believes the regime of the president has long been on the back foot. they are opposed to his latest offer of talks. >> it means nothing as long as our cities and people are being bombed and the regime continues to kill, imprisoned, and torture s
NBC
Feb 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
effect this week? >> reporter: he has got one more public appearance here in vatican city. he is going to hold his weekly audience on wednesday. and that is again expected to draw huge, huge crowds. he retires officially on thursday. he will fly out of here and go to castel gandolfo where he will stay for two months before he comes back to the vatican to go into his renovated monastery. lester? >> anne thompson at the vatican. thank you. >>> starting this wednesday, we will have continuing coverage of the pope's resignation on "nbc nightly news" as well as the "today" show, msnbc and nbcnews.com. >>> when "nbc nightly news" continues on this sunday, we will have the latest bizarre twist in the oscar pistorius case. >>> and later on, this academy awards night the real diplomats who live through the ordeal dramatized in one of this year's top films. >>> there was yet another surprise twist today in the case of oscar pistorius, who is accused of killing his girl friend and has been free on bail since friday. nbc's michelle kosinski has been following can the case for us in south africa. h
CNN
Feb 21, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >> reporter: a shocking shootout on the vegas strip in a city not easily shocked. it started at 4:30 a.m. someone in a black range rover with dealer plates fired into this maz rat tea killing the driving causing it to go out of control. it continued through an intersection and smashed into this car. hard to tell, but that is a taxi cab. it burst into flame. the driver and passenger trapped inside died. >> it's possible that the cab may have been running on propane. they are investigating the engineering and mechanicals of that vehicle. >> reporter: still on the loose, the black range rover with dealer plates. a common vehicle here. police warning that the occupants are armed and dangerous. >> very dark, tinted windows and occupied multiple times by black males. >> reporter: now, we expect that las vegas police will be holding a press conference shortly, in about an hour, about 5:00 p.m. eastern time, wolf. we're going to try to bring that to you live. we hope to learn more details about how this thing played out. we do know that police have requested video from all of the major hotels
CNN
Feb 18, 2013 9:00am PST
. >> i think people are getting more sensitive to it as it happens in new york city. there's a big issue to their policies as they relate to stopping and frisking. stores don't want to be shoplifted with. but you have to make sure and identity and have some reasonable basis to do it, just not look at the color of someone's skin and say, you know what, i'm going to pat/frisk you. in the future, it makes it better, but it's more unfortunate that incidents like this go on. >> this is a major issue in new york city. there's a class action lawsuit pending in federal court. people in the african-american/hispanic community say that cops are abusing them repeatedly. this is a big issue. of course, now, the police were not involved in this incident, but it sheds light on it and i think it sheds light on how african-american citizens get -- >> i think we have to see a more forest whitaker movies. >> thanks for watching "newsroom." "newsroom international" is next. >> welcome, to "newsroom international. account account i'm suzanne malveaux. today i'm joined by michael holmes. >> nice to be here.
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 6:30pm EST
the heart of the city near the soul of his reign. the largest detonated outside the headquarters of assad's ruling political party papt least 53 were found dead, mangled bodies amid blazing wreckage. the other two bombs exploded outside offices of assad's feared intelligence agency, killing another 22. rebels also claimed today that their mortar rounds hit the army's central command building. damascus, the capital, was the last city to mostly hold the vicious war at bay. the rebellion began nearly two years ago, a popular uprising against the 42-year dictatorship of the assad family. neighborhoods have turned to rubble. 70,000 people are dead, and refugees are pouring over the borders. some of the leaders of the opposition groups fighting in syria are not in syria tonight. they're in cairo for talks, and that's where we find our correspondent clarissa ward tonight. clarissa, what are they saying about the bombing, and what is the point of the talks there? >> reporter: well, scott, unsurprisingly, the opposition has released a statement condemning today's bombing and saying that the assad
CNN
Feb 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
. it was his stewardship that the lakers brought basketball to this great city. you can't understa state it, th power of this one individual. and the championships, yes? >> no question about it, to follow on what the mayor just articulated in this statement. for those of us that live here in los angeles, the city of los angeles county, it is hard to explain to people that live outside of this region how passionate lakers fans are. and the connection between the lakers and the city of los angeles. there's a pride. there's a confidence that the people actually experience through the success of the lakers over the years. and so, dr. buss not only created great sports, great entertainment, but i think he also helped to vitalize and revitalize the city at times where the fans sand the people really became part of the lakers. and helped kind of drive the success that happened on the court. >> and, jim, do we have any information -- do we know where we go from here? how is the family going to be celebrating, how are they going to be mourning, and how do they include this huge community that really wan
CNN
Feb 20, 2013 1:00pm PST
and it eventually moves out by tomorrow night into salina. heavy snow by tomorrow morning in kansas city and getting a little snow into chicago before it's all said and done. >> chicago, they are used to that. >> that's right. >> thanks, chad. appreciate that. that's going to do it for me. see you tomorrow. "the situation room" with wolf blitzer starts right now. >>> fred, thanks very much. happening now, prosecutors say the accused murderer oscar pistorius and his girlfriend argued for an hour before she was shot. we have the latest revelations in this sensational case. >>> the catholic church grappling with questions that haven't been asked in centuries. where does an ex-pope live and can they speed up the process of choosing a new pope? >>> and the glory days of rocket men. an exclusive look at how the rocket business is booming. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." imagine getting every friday off for the next 22 weeks. but there's a catch. you won't get paid. you'll be forced to give up 20% of your weekly paycheck. that's the prospect facing thousands of people whose jobs depend on
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 1:40am PST
explosion and fast-moving flames race through a popular kansas city district full of shops and restaurants. >> what investigators are finding this morning after a fire that burned for hours. it's wednesday, february 20th. >>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. we'll get to the kansas city fire investigation in just a moment in our top story. >>> also this morning, the costly computer crimes costing the american economy hundreds of billions of dollars a year. the fingers are pointing at china, as the white house announces plans to fight the hackers. >>> and this is crazy. why hand sanitizer is being singled out in a fire that severely burned an 11-year-old girl. wait until you hear how something so common turned into something so hazardous. you think you're doing the right thing, killing the germs, all the dirt in our workplace and homes and something like that happens. that story is crazy. >> and where it happened is also crazy. >>> and later on, clyde davis, his tell-all book, his big secrets, and a singing star wh
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am EST
before you get to the beltway. it would lose any liens, it will be a big tie up. delays out of dale city. woodbridge looking okay. 29, columbia park lands have been reopened in maryland. traffic moving fine. back to you. >> 24 degrees. a busy news day. coming up, the very latest on news of the deadly blast in syria's capital. >> facebook will not let a woman list her real age. coming up, it doesn't have an age limit? >> this evening the concern that some metro school districts did not have the optimum technology installed >> you are watching abc 7 news good morning washington with cynee simpson and scott thum an. this is "good morning washington" on your side. >> more breaking news as two dozen people have been reported dead in syria's capital. >> at least 31 people have been killed in this blast happening just outside of damascus. you can see some of the first images coming out of the scene. all of this smoke even the fire on the scene. according to officials on the scene this happened near the russian embassy, in the explosion seemed to target a security checkpoint. the syrian state te
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
rounds hit the army's central command building. damascus the capital was the last city to mostly hold the vicious war at bay. the rebellion began nearly two years ago, a popular uprising against the 42-year dictatorship of the assad family. neighborhoods have turned to rubble. 70,000 people are dead and refugees are pouring over the borders. some of the leaders of the opposition groups fighting in syria are not in syria tonight. they're in cairo for talks, and that's where we find our correspondent clarissa ward tonight. clarissa, what are they saying about the bombing and what is the point of the talks there? >> reporter: well scott, unsurprisingly the opposition has released a statement condemning today's bombing and saying that the assad regime was to blame for this attack. of course, the assad government saying it was, in fact extremist elements within the opposition who were responsible. but the meetings that are going on here in cairo among the syrian opposition are essentially to determine the conditions for possible talks between the syrian opposition and the assad regime. tho
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
, one of the biggest we have heard of. we believe we heard other explosions. this is a city where the war is closing in. in some ways, damascus is becoming more like baghdad. we hear from the residents, the point of this is to terrorize them, to get them to come to their knees. but the spirit in the face of something like this is defiance. another day of death in damascus. josh? >> terry, thank you. and please, be safe. terry will bring us reports throughout the morning as developments warrant. he'll have reports on tonight's "world news" and later on "nightline." >>> meanwhile, back here at home, a plane ran off the end of a runway at an airport in eastern georgia overnight, crashing into the woods and killing five people onboard. the pilot is believed to be one of two survivors in the crash. the plane, actually similar to the one you see here, was flying in from nashville. >>> and newly-released video shows the moment that gas explosion tore through a kansas city restaurant and shopping complex on tuesday. one body has been found. but there are fears that at least one more victi
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am EST
. these if into effect during the day wednesday and will last in some cases through friday. from the twin cities of minneapolis and st. paul through south dakota, nebraska missouri kansas, and affecting highways 90 70 80 and 35. pretty heavy snow on the way. the storm is moving on shore today in the pacific northwest. it's coastal rain and mountain snow potentially over a foot in the sierra-nevada range. rain for los angeles coming up later tonight. then the storms moves through the rockies tonight and by early tomorrow with storms firing from austin to dallas. there could be severe weather. snow and ice starting to develop in parts of oklahoma and working up through kansas city. here's the forecast for the snowfall. starting tomorrow and lasting through the day friday, that pink area is where we could have over a foot and a half of snow with a lot of wind. blowing and drifting an issue. up toward the twin cities, maybe up to three to six inches of snow. bottom line, it looks like a mess. on the east side of the storm, there should be heavy flooding rain for the gulf coast. >>> fo
FOX News
Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
't seem to do here in new york city. it's a serious point. the president is on the wrong side of public opinion. fox news poll 73% of americans believe less spending. >> as opposed to more spending spurring the economy. >> mike: thank you for being part of the family today. great job. president obama is scheduled to take his first trip as president to israel next month and what obama has to do to satisfy the people of israel. stay with us. . >> i'd like to hear from you, go to my mikehuckabee.com. tell me what you think. or sign my facebook page and follow me on twitter. you can mind that and more on huckabee.com. [ female announcer ] caltrate's done even more to move us. because vitamin d3 helps bones absorb calcium, caltrate's double the d. it now has more than any other brand to help maximize calcium absorption. so caltrate women can move the world. i have to know the weather patterns. i upgraded to the new sprint direct connect. so i can get three times the coverage. [ manager 2 ] it's like working in a giant sandbox. with all these huge toys. and with the fastest push-to-talk... i
LINKTV
Feb 24, 2013 2:00pm PST
at the new kind of shoppers at the city's famous bazaar. >> there is a new kind of shopper in the bazaar. they come discretely and they do not like being filmed. they're buying clothing and equipment to fight a war. when the deal is done, they disappear across the border to syria. this is one of the world agencies. for decades did was a quiet and prosperous market town. now the war economy is changing the streets. refugees are settling here in the south. the only thriving businesses are the ones feeding off the war across the border. >> they now have seven shops selling tactical clothing and equipment. most opened in the last six months. the latest in mid february. these are for syria. these are fighting in three areas like forests. these are the summer version. some prefer the black ones. >> he comes from a turkish village right on the syrian border. he has relatives who are syrians fighting against the assad regime. >> there used to only be one shot here. we get our supplies from them. they charged really high prices. sometimes it would not even sell to people from syria. >> he claims
FOX
Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
a 13-year-old suisun city girl is scheduled to be arraigned this weekend. jones is charged with the kidnap, rape and murder of genelle conway-allen. jones is due to appear in court on thursday. he is being held without bail and prosecutors say if found guilty jones could be eligible for the death penalty. >>> authorities this petaluma are looking for a person who fired a gun into the air early this morning. police say they received reports of shot fires at 12:50 a.m. investigators say a witness saw a passenger in a black lexus sedan with 24" chrome rim tires fire three shots into the air. the car was last seen getting on northbound 101 and anyone with information asked to call petaluma police fred hutchins nascar driver danica patrick became the first woman in history to win the pole position for next sunday's daytona 500. during today's qualifying race patrick posted a lap of more than 196 miles per hour. she will start in the front row in the daytona 500 alongside jeff gordon. ktvu's joe fonzi has more on her time trial coming up in our early edition of sportswrap. >> st
PBS
Feb 20, 2013 2:30pm PST
reportedly killed at least 20 people. the mortars exploded, killing one of the players. the city of aleppo has seen some of the most intense fighting. conway filed this report. >> the night sky troubles with the sound of war, -- trembles with the sound of war. thousands have lost their lives. as the fighting spreads, many parts of syria and now look like this. rebel fighters have made any gains in the north. towns, military bases, air fields. they have the misfortune of lying beside their necks and biggest target so far. aleppo region and now they're next biggest target so far, aleppo airport. -- they have the misfortune of being beside the next biggest target so far, aleppo airport. >> this is now a key strategic target for the rebels. if they take this, not only will it have been a strategic success also an important symbolic victory. >> controlling the airport means wiping out the army. it could deal a blow to their morale and would be a major boost to us as well as giving a great military who assets. >> civilians pay the highest price for this ambition. a battle for their future that m
ABC
Feb 18, 2013 5:30pm PST
bashar assad, becomes a city under siege. it is a dirty war, in a crucial country. just look at the map. the chaos engulfing syria threatens to spill over into iraq on one side, israel and lebanon on the other. a nightmare scenario for the u.s. the united nations now estimates that 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting, though no one really knows. a u.n. commission today called for war crimes investigations of both sides. assad's government, which has sought to crush the rebellion by any means necessary. and the rebels, many of whom are increasingly seen by ordinary syrians as war lords, gangsters and religious fanatics who regularly post videos of beheadings and other atrocities on youtube. damascus is quiet tonight. some light traffic. no one really walking around. 5 million people hunkered down, as the terrible war that is tearing their country apart has now arrived here, in fierce battles raging in the city's suburbs. syria's many minorities live in terror of a jihadist takeover of their country. before we came here, we visited christian refugees from syria who had fled to
ABC
Feb 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
expected west of kansas city by late thursday. now the nation's heartland preparing for what could be the worst storm to hit the midwest since the groundhog day blizzard in 2011. the snow may not be the only problem, and diane, it may not be the biggest problem. take a look at this storm system, when it finally gets together. what you're seeing on the ray door tonight is not even the real storm. the storm really kicks in tomorrow, getting all its energy. it has a layer of measurable ice and that's basically, already ice storm warnings out for northern arkansas and southern missouri. that's miserable ice, we think. and this line of severe storms from new orleans, including texas, all the way to mississippi. those storms could have tornadoes in them. we could be reporting on all of it during the day tomorrow. just something everyone should look for. >> not a little bit of everything, it's a lot of everything heading their way. >> reporter: a lot. >> thank you so much, sam. good to see you tonight. >>> and now, we head off to south africa and the big twist today in the case against ol
CBS
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am PST
into effect during the day wednesday and will last in some cases through friday. from the twin cities of minneapolis and st. paul through south dakota nebraska missouri, kansas and affecting highways 90 70 80 and 35 some heavy snow on the way. the storm is moving onshore in the pacific northwest, it's coastal rain and mountain snow potentially over a foot in the sierra nevada range. some hurricane force wind gusts in some of the high terrain as well. rain in los angeles later tonight and the storm moves through the rockyies late tonight and storms firing from austin to dallas there could be severe weather and snow and ice developing in parts of oklahoma and working up through kansas city. here is the forecast for the snowfall starting tomorrow and lasting through the day friday, that pink area is where we could have over a foot and a half of snow with a lot of wind so blowing and drifting an issue, bottom line it looks like a mess and on the east side of the storm there should be heavy flooding rain for the gulf coast. >>> for the 33rd day in a row the price o
CBS
Feb 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
is the chief meteorologist at our kansas city station, kctv. >> i'll tell you what, scott the worst of it is over with. this morning, we had widespread thunder snow from kansas to missouri. snowfall rate of two to three inches per hour brought this area to its knees with our motorists. we had stranded city buses. bridges were closed for a while. now, what we're anticipating is another round for this evening perhaps another two to four inches of snowfall, some freezing drizzle right now, and wind chills in the single digits. storm total for us is about eight to 12, 14 inches of snowfall for kansas city. >> pelley: chris suchan of our station kctv. chris, thanks very much. chris mentioned thunder snow. we wondered about that. it turns out that it happens when warm, moist air collides with cold air. it's a clash of energy that creates thunder and lightning. it happens all the time in rain storms, but only rarely during a snowstorm. the labor department told us today that another 362,000 americans have joined the line for unemployment benefits, but there is good news. the number of peop
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
the presidential palace. terry? >> reporter: diane, life in this city under siege is surreal. it's traffic jams and business deals still being done while artillery fire and bombing raids punctuate the air, everything covered in a blanket of dread. people here in downtown damascus, they're still trying to carry on. but the war stalks them, edging ever closer. this evening, smoke billowed from a strike on the outskirts of the downtown. the suburbs are the battleground -- for now. so, this is the first one? earlier, at a hospital in the christian quarter of town, we were shown some light damage from a couple of primitive mortars fired by rebels. it's another stop on this trip where we have been granted visas by the government of president bashar assad to tell their side of the story in this brutal civil war. as we talked to witnesses -- and you hear this boom, boom, boom, all the time? they hardly notice anymore. but it takes its toll. they all know it could be so much worse. in the damascus suburb or daraya, government air strikes have reduced much of the place to rubble. as they have in the nort
CNN
Feb 22, 2013 4:00pm PST
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CNN
Feb 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
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FOX News
Feb 21, 2013 9:00am EST
know that city you know the casinos, bally's, and the bellagio. it appears right at the intersection of las vegas boulevard and flamingo avenue that that taxicab now burnt out, and shots were fired about four hours ago, leaving at least three people dead. we're working through the story along with dave lawrence on the scene in las vegas, kvvu. dave, what are you hearing from police, what happened, who was involved, do we know? >> reporter: well, at this point the suspect, one of the suspect vehicles doing some of the firing along the vegas strip apparently did get away from this scene. they have not released any suspect information from the vehicle or who may have been firing. let me get out of the way. i can show you the vegas strip. this is where three people died this morning and at least three others up injured and headed to the hospital. las vegas metro describes this as a rolling gunbattle along the vegas strip. they believe suspects involved in this shootout ran through a red light at las vegas boulevard and flamingo which led to five cars getting involved in an accident. one
ABC
Feb 22, 2013 1:40am PST
in the classroom with his pilot program called science genius. now launching in ten high schools in new york city. the goal of the experiment, improving student's science grades. >> the idea here is to take what they're looking for already, combine that with their culture, and introduce them to science, which is something that they're inherently good at and open up with possibilities. >> reporter: those possibilities expanding with the help of a celebrity partner. both were met with some skepticism and uncertainty from students. >> it clicked to me. because science and hip-hop combined, how does that work? >> reporter: well, it works with a regular lesson plan followed by a challenge like this. >> one bar based on one science topic. >> reporter: once a week. getting their first assignment, the students here at urban assembly class were on it. ♪ >> reporter: two unlikely elements fusing to create a new formula for success. >> i think it will inspire them to -- to focus on the details. >> it's going to be definitely easier for me to stay on top of my class. >> reporter: they hope to expand this p
NBC
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
impacting a big section of the country this morning. weather channel mike seidel is in kansas city city this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. this is a big storm that will bring a lot of snow, possibly the most they've seen in kansas city in 20 years. this part of the country is in a terrible drought and farmers will be happy about anything falling from the sky. this may be coming soon to a side walk near you. just like this trusty mailman in michigan, millions of americans are already being challenged by a fierce winter storm. in can, they're bracing for up to 18 inches of snow in some parts. police in wichita are telling folks to stay home. >> we are asking people to stay off the roadways because of the conditions that are deteriorating. >> reporter: the latest big blast of winter is predicted to hit 18 states, affecting at least 30 million people. all from a storm that hit california and the west coast and is now moving across the country. in tulsa, oklahoma, reduced visibility has led to numerous accidents, some roads impassable and at least one person kil
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 1:40am PST
of president assad, becomes a city under siege. it is a dirty war, in a crucial country. just look at the map. the chaos engulfing syria threatens to spill over into iraq on one time, israel and lebanon on the other. a nightmare scenario for the u.s. the united nations now estimates that 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting, though no one really knows. a u.n. commission called for war crimes investigations of both sides. assad's government, which has sought to crush the rebellion, and the rebels, who are seen as warlords, gangsters, and religious fanatics who regularly post videos of beheadings and other atrocities on youtube. damascus is quiet. no one really walking around. 5 million people hunkered down as the terrible war that's tearing their country apart has arrived here. in fierce battles raging in the city's suburbs. syria's many minorities live in terror of jihadist takeover of their country. before we came here, we visited christian refugees from syria who fled to beirut. they said they were forced out of their villages by muslim fundamentalists, ethnically cleansed. they s
ABC
Feb 21, 2013 1:40am PST
. above ground, a bustling city of 12 million. [ horn honking ] below ground, we discover a gleaming subway system, far quieter and cleaner than the subways of new york city. and there was something else very different. this says women only here. the back of the train reserved for women. beyond the trains, the traffic, everywhere you look there's something else on the move, the prices. skyrocketing inflation. their currency losing 80% of its value in just the last year. u.s.-led sanctions tying an economic noose around iran. >> i think it hurts the people. >> reporter: the iranian people. >> plus, i think, the normal people. >> reporter: the relationship between the u.s. and iran never recovered after those 444 days. americans held hostage as the world watched. right here in the heart of downtown tehran, what used to be the u.s. embassy of course, the infamous backdrop to the hostage crisis that began unfolding in '79, you can see the gates are still here, still closed decades later. and behind us here what used to be the seal. you can still faintly make out "united states of america
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am PST
buttons inside the house and armed response ready. as we traveled around the city, we saw high walls everywhere, topped by barbed-wire. closed-circuit cameras. crime is bad. poor lives close to the rich. the murder rate is six times that of the united states. we visited with one resident, an expat, typical of well off folks here. they are family was targeted twice by intruders. her house is high-tech fortress. this here is a bit what i asked her. is this a way to live? >> this is the way to live in south africa unfortunately. this is the realty. so we try to do everything we can to fight it. >> reporter: now i also asked her, martha, if this was overkill? she said better more, than nothing. martha: so obviously with all of those big gates and everything, fighting crime in that part of south africa is pretty big business i would imagine, greg? >> reporter: absolutely, martha. very big business. we went out with a s.w.a.t. team of one security company and pierre and i felt like we were right back in afghanistan. armored cars, heavy-duty guns, bulletproof vest to go in one residential a
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 10:00am PST
, not knowing what was going to happen next terrorizing your city and the region. i'm glad for your sake that this is all over. talk to me about what your cleegdz in san bernardino did. law enforcement authority, i know. >> let me just say that i couldn't be prouder of the men and women of the los angeles police department, the san bernardino sheriff deputies, the river side police department, all of whom seamlessly together to finally get and apprehend -- kill in this instance mr. dorner. look, they're going to have an after action report and investigation of how this occurred, so i'm not going to give an opinion, but i do want to remind you and the public that dorner was shooting at them with an assault weapon, and it wasnightfall was coming, and they made a decision to throw those canisters in there, and we'll look at their -- their department, i imagine, will look into it, but i think people forget that there were four innocent people killed in cold blood by christopher dorner. there were 50 people, and their families who were traumatized and terrorized. i talked to many of them, and
ABC
Feb 19, 2013 2:35am EST
refused to comment to abc news on the claims, one respected local newspaper, "city press," reports several police sources said that a bloody cricket bat will be a key piece of evidence, possibly used in a violent argument before the shooting. that steenkamp was wearing a nightgo nightgown, and she may have fled to the bathroom where she was shot three times through the door. oscar pistorius' hearing for his legal battle with a team of top attorneys -- a private funeral will be held for steenkamp in her hometown. >> at the moment it's family coming together. and the one person who would be the strongest who held us all together unfortunately is not here anymore, and that's my sister. >> reporter: bazi kanani, abc news, south africa. >> wow. some interesting new details emerging, as well in this. >> apparently according to a newspaper in south africa, pistorius had just applied for and was denied -- he applied for a firearm licenses for three shotguns, two revolvers and a rifle, so six more guns he wanted. and apparently he did have a permit for the pistol. but six more guns he wanted to get
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 3:00am PST
city, a rematch of last year's nba finals. thunder trying to prove they can beat lebron and the heat. they did nothing of the sort last night. didn't start well for durant. doesn't get the call. draws a technical for pounding the floor. later in the first, scary moment for durant and the thunder. he goes for the rebound, falls and slams his shoulder. they don't want to see that. he did stay down but refused to leave the game and scored 40 points. i guess he's okay. fourth quarter, lebron looking to keep his record going of scoring over 30 points. with a field goal percentage of 60% or higher. he sinks the deep three, gives the heat a 15-point lead. later in the quarter he elevates, throws down the alley-oop. heat win. lebron with another big night, he shot 39 but shot a mere 58%. his historic streak is over, but the heat are cruising and lebron playing out of his mind. >>> kevin youkilis not endearing himself to his fan base. he played for the red sox for eight years. he showed up for his first day of spring training with the yankees and told reporters, quote, i will always be a red
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